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  • Writer's pictureMark Beaven

Is Contaminated Milking Equipment Spreading Bird Flu Between Cows?

Contaminated milk equipment has emerged as a potential vector for the spread of Bird Flu between dairy cattle, underscoring the critical need for stringent biosecurity measures in the dairy industry. Ensuring that all milk-handling equipment is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected is essential in halting the transmission of the virus. Additionally, implementing strict biosecurity measures, such as restricting access to dairy farms and monitoring the health of both livestock and farm personnel, can significantly reduce the risk of Bird Flu outbreaks. Adhering to these practices is vital to protect the health of dairy cattle and maintain the safety and integrity of milk production.


The two articles below outline the importance of Biosecurity for Dairy Operations.

 

 

 

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